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Snake-like robots [Tutorial]

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2 Author(s)
Hirose, S. ; Dept. of Mech. & Aerosp. Eng., Tokyo Inst. of Technol., Tokyo ; Yamada, H.

We have introduced the biomechanical research on snakes and developmental research on snake-like robots that we have been working on. We could not introduce everything we developed. There were also a smaller snake-like active endoscope; a large-sized snake-like inspection robot for nuclear reactor related facility, Koryu, 1 m in height, 3.5 m in length, and 350 kg in weight; and several other snake-like robots. Development of snake-like robots is still one of our latest research topics. We feel that the technical difficulties in putting snake-like robots into practice have almost been overcome by past research, so we believe that such practical use of snake-like robots can be realized soon.

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Robotics & Automation Magazine, IEEE  (Volume:16 ,  Issue: 1 )

Date of Publication:

March 2009

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